UAE Declares 2016 as Year of Reading
The year 2016 has been declared the year of reading in the UAE to create a generation of book lovers and consolidate the UAE’s position as a global capital for culture and knowledge.
It was declared on Saturday by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The Cabinet approved the declaration of 2016 as the year of reading and instructed the competent authorities to start preparing a national framework that promotes reading among Emirati generations, in a quest to create a generation of book lovers and lifetime readers. Details